Oven-Ready

Italian Sausage Nacho Cavatappi Bake with Bell Peppers

easy prep & pan included

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Cavatappi Pasta
  • Info
    3.7 oz. Cheese Sauce
  • Info
    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • ½ oz. Tortilla Strips
  • 2 oz. Red Salsa
  • 4 oz. Mixed Diced Peppers

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    589
  • Carbohydrates
    50g
  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Sodium
    1674mg

Recipe Steps

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare The Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Remove lid and label, if necessary. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine pasta, pepeprs, cheese sauce, cream cheese, ¼ cup water, and a pinch of salt and pepper in provided tray.

  2. 2

    Add Sausage

    Remove sausage from casings and break into small pieces. Place pieces on top of pasta mixture.

  3. 3

    Bake The Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until peppers are tender and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 25-27 minutes. Carefully remove from oven and stir until completely combined. Top with salsa and tortilla strips. Bon appétit!

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